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Divisional Commercial Manager - Major Projects

Up to £110,000 + Package
£10,000 CA + Healthcare + Pension + Bonus
Job Description:

We are currently working with one of the most diverse and successful global construction organisations with an incredible portfolio of projects across construction, fit out and technical engineering projects. Their turnover last year was in excess of £1bn globally, they are renowned for carrying out some of the most challenging and intricate projects in Central London. This particular division has the capability and experience to deliver complex Engineering schemes of a New Build and Refurbishment nature ranging in value from £10m-£150m. They are currently in the process of successfully adding a multitude of exciting projects to their pre-existing and established pipeline of work, and owing to their structured growth plans they are looking to expand their commercial team and are currently looking to fill the following vacancy:


  • Project details are limited due to the project being under an NDA however the overview is as follows;
  • £100m New build scheme in west London - 13 story (4 story basement)
  • Position: Divisional Commercial Manager / Director
  • Salary: Up to £110,000 + £10,000 CA + Healthcare + Pension + Bonus


  • Reporting directly to the Commercial Director with responsibility for overseeing the project
  • Recruiting a team
  • Running projects as standalone Business
  • Running and be responsible for more than one scheme
  • Managing, leading and developing a team of Commercial and Accounting Staff to fulfil their potential and standards required
  • Preparing a range of documents such as cash flow reports, KPIs and forecasts as well as producing monthly financial reports to the Leadership structure
  • Conducting other tasks such as managing / pricing variations, tender analysis / negotiation and letting of contract works
  • Delivered savings to the project through identification and challenge of the design
  • Managing and developing Commercial Staff for each project as well as ensuring project is successfully delivered within set timescales and budget
  • Preparing a range of documents such as cash flow reports and forecasts as well as delivering and producing monthly financial reports to the Directors
  • Preparing tender enquiries and tender lists together with scopes of work for the procurement of the subcontract packages
  • Liaising extensively with the client and making applications for payment and managing / pricing variations
  • Managing major sub-contractors ensuring satisfaction of all specifications, deadlines and successful account negotiations.


  • Experience delivering mixed use schemes in excess of £40m+
  • Desire and ability to operate a business cluster at circa £100m PA
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with top 10 contractor - preferable
  • Good knowledge of forms of contract
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates, accrual calculations and value allocation
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors
  • Have excellent communication – both oral and written, numeric and computer skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead / work as part of a team and used to working to own initiative
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all management levels
  • Strong management style
  • Highly ambitious and compelled
  • RICS / CIOB qualification.
  • Able to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels

If you are interested please call Jack Tourlamain on 0207 403 2433 or email


If you are interested in this job position please feel free to call us on 0207 403 2433 and ask for Jack Tourlamain or alternatively fill in the contact form below:

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